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  • Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak

    Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak
    Local melon growers and retailers are trying to reassure consumers after listeria linked to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm killed 13 people across the country, including one in Maryland — the deadliest foodborne outbreak in more than a decade....
  • Walking to school: Steps toward health

    Walking to school: Steps toward health
    On Wednesday, Baltimore schoolchildren will join students from around the world by participating in International Walk to School Day. Now in its 15th year, this global initiative aims not only to help keep students healthy but also to improve air...
  • Greene County Community Focus Report: Child abuse and poverty surge

    Greene County Community Focus Report:  Child abuse and poverty surge
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --    It's an unfortunate story on which KY3 reports all too often: children abused and neglected.  A newly released Community Focus report says continued difficult economic times have made the problem worse. Children are defenseless...
  • Open Space Initiative petitions delivered

    An initiative to tax Laguna Beach property owners to raise money for the purchase of open space got off the ground this week. A citizen's committee collected more than enough signatures to qualify for the ballot an initiative that asks voters to...
  • McEvoy to gather recall signatures

    A petition to recall Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer is now certified, city officials confirmed Tuesday, but the effort still has a long way to go before the question goes before voters. Schoolteacher Chris McEvoy, who unsuccessfully ran for council in...
  • Recall effort of Righeimer moves forward

    It was a small beginning for a large, uphill effort to recall Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer. The door was open at Chris McEvoy's Westside house on Wednesday night for the dozen or so supporters who came in to join or inquire about his endeavor to...
  • The martial art of subduing special interests

    Passing a major reform in Sacramento has the same odds as a novice knocking out the champ at a martial-arts competition. This is particularly true when it comes to reforming ballot-box budgeting. I’ve introduced eight measures on this topic over the...
  • Group delivers signatures for pot initiative

    Group delivers signatures for pot initiative
    Medical marijuana advocates on Wednesday submitted nearly 6,800 signatures to the Costa Mesa city clerk in hopes of placing an initiative on the November ballot that would legalize nonprofit collectives citywide. "It's imperative to provide safe access...
  • Measure V is on the ballot

    Costa Mesa's proposed city charter will be on the general election ballot listed as Measure V, Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley said Tuesday. The measure — which proposes a city constitution — would be the first time in the city'...
  • Election 2012: Deadline to apply for mail-in ballots is Oct. 30

    More and more folks are voting via mail-in ballots, touted as a convenience for busy citizens. Oct. 30 is the deadline to apply for mail-in ballots. Applications for the mail-in ballots are available in the city clerk's office in City Hall or the...
  • Commentary: Smith ignores inherent risk of charter

    Re. "Smith: Mensinger earned his council appointment" (Oct. 3): I read Steve Smith's column and would like to comment on his statement that the proposed charter is reversible and that if it's approved — and it turns out to be a bad idea —...